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1. apocalypse

noun. ['əˈpɑːkəˌlɪps'] a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil.

Synonyms

  • disaster
  • cataclysm
  • calamity
  • catastrophe

Etymology

  • apocalypsis (Latin)
  • ἀποκάλυψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Apocalypse

  • dealership's
  • leadership's
  • partnership's
  • township's

How do you pronounce apocalypse?

Pronounce apocalypse as əˈpɑkəˌlɪps.

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Sentences with apocalypse


1. Noun, singular or mass
The apocalypse is always a story about what we think we’d do in the most extreme circumstances.

2. Adjective
Most apocalypse stories we love are set in a world where it’s everyone for themselves.

Quotes about apocalypse


1. As far as love is concerned, possession, power, fusion and disenchantment are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
- Zygmunt Bauman

2. I used to stay up all night playing 'Resident Evil 2,' and it wouldn't stop until the sun came up. Then I'd walk outside at dawn's first light, looking at the empty streets of London, and it was like life imitating art. It felt like I'd stepped into an actual zombie apocalypse.
- Edgar Wright

3. Dee loves it here. Before you came, she spent most of her days here."To Daemon, my arrival was the beginning of the end. The apocalypse. Kat-mageddon. "You know, I'm not going to get your sister in trouble.""We'll see.
- Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

2. Apocalypse

noun. the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle.

Synonyms

  • Revelation
  • Revelation of Saint John the Divine
  • New Testament

Etymology

  • ἀποκάλυψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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